1969-D 1C, RD MS66+ RD Certification #33176023, PCGS #2917

Expert Comments

Jaime Hernandez

 

The 1969-D Lincoln cent is very under appreciated. In grades of MS66 they are very difficult to come by, just like many other 1960's Lincoln cents from the Denver Mint. Most MS66 examples are of low quality.

Most coins are plagued with carbon spots and many others have planchet flaws, which include incorrect preparing of the planchets, giving them an uneven lustrous appearance. The planchets were mishandled and most have nicks and scratches. High end MS66's are unheard of and in MS67 grade, they are extremely scarce.

 

 

 

 

Diameter
19.00 millimeters
Designer
Victor David Brenner/Frank Gasparro
Edge
Plain
Mintage
4002832200
Weight
3.11 grams
Metal Content
95% Copper, 5% Zinc
Region
The United States of America
Pop Higher
31
Pop Lower
1214
Price Guide
PCGS Population
Auctions - PCGS Graded
Auctions - NGC Graded

Rarity and Survival Estimates

Grades
65 or Better 400283220 R-1.0 10 / 48 TIE 11 / 95 TIE
All Grades 40028322 R-1.0 10 / 48 TIE 11 / 95 TIE
60 or Better 4002832 R-1.0 15 / 48 TIE 48 / 95 TIE